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Greenwood Overcomes

Celebrating Black Composers & Opera Stars

Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 7:30pm CT
Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 2:30pm CT
Tulsa Performing Arts Center

In a special concert featuring works for voice and piano by 23 living Black composers including eight world premieres, Tulsa Opera honors the resilience of Black Tulsans and Black America one hundred years after the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Note: Audience size will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Meet the Artists

Leah Hawkins

Leah Hawkins

Soprano
Leona Mitchell

Leona Mitchell

Soprano
Denyce Graves

Denyce Graves

Mezzo-soprano
Krysty Swann

Krysty Swann

Mezzo-soprano
Issachah Savage

Issachah Savage

Tenor
Noah Stewart

Noah Stewart

Tenor
Davóne Tines

Davóne Tines

Bass-baritone
Kevin Thompson

Kevin Thompson

Bass
Howard Watkins

Howard Watkins

Pianist & Concert Co-curator
Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis

Composer
Nkeiru Okoye

Nkeiru Okoye

Composer
James Lee III

James Lee III

Composer

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